Comviq Kontant
PrePaid GSM SIM-card for GSM 900, GSM 1800 or GSM 900/1800 dual-band
On 21 of March 1997 Comviq Kontant became the first PrePaid GSM SIM card in Sweden. This type of card has become vey popular in all GSM countries, so also in Sweden. Already during the first week of sale Comviq sold more than 20.000 cards. 

Kontant has no minimum subscription period, no fixed monthly or other fees, other than a minimum recharge of 100SEK (11EUR) per year. You buy value coupons and recharge the card with them. The card is valid for 12 months after the first call or after the latest recharge. 

You activate the cards by; 

1. placing the card in a suitable phone,
2. scratching your value coupon to find the the hidden code,
3. calling 210 and enter the code (only in Swedish),
4. Ready to use.


Kontant can be used in foreign nets (roaming). International calls are possible.

Sevices included; 

1. VoiceMail "IQ-Svar",
2. CLI (Caller Line Identity) (Who is calling?),
3. Sending and receiving SMS
4. Sending email.
5. Free 112 emergency calls (like almost all nets),
6. Access to Number Information (Who has got what number?).
7. Roaming possible.
8. A bonus of 0.25SEK/min when receiving calls.
9. 5.5% interest on remaining credit.

Useable short numbers; 

200 Comviq costumer service
210 Recharge your card
211 Check your credit
212 Kontant costumer service (see also 200 Comviq costumer service)
213 Checking your bonus from receiving calls
*110*NumberOfRechareCoupon# to recharge your account
*113# Check your bonus (visible in the display)
*114#  Activate your voice mail
*211# Check your credit (visible in the display)

Times and prices 

Peak hours working days 7.00-19.00
Off peak working days 19.00-7.00, week ends, bank holidays
There is also a connection fee of 0.40SEK/call.
Value coupons are available at 100SEK (11EUR), 250SEK (28EUR) or 500SEK (55EUR) (gives 550SEK(61EUR) in credit)
The Start Package costs 350SEK (39EUR) which includes a 250SEK(28EUR) value coupon. You will get an additional 50SEK(5.5EUR) when you register.


Now there are also Phone Packages available. These include a Start Package and a mobile phone. The phones are SIM-locked to the Comviq net. The Phone Package includeds 0SEK of call credit. 

Comviq Kontant is the most economical card if this type in Sweden. From 7 Febr 2000 you get a "bonus" of 0.25SEK/min for receiving calls. Kontant is very thouroughly tested and we can really recommend it.

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Calling fees:
1SEK=0,11EUR
of course exchange rates alter
Domestic and SMS
EUR
SEK.
Sending SMS, email
0.14
1.25
.
.
.
Monday-Friday
.
.
07.00-19.00
0.61
5.50
19.00-07.00
0.06
0.55
19.00-07.00 other mobile nets
0.22
2.00
.
.
.
Saturday-Sunday/Holidays
.
.
all hours
0.06
0.55
all hours, other mobile nets
0.22
2.00
.
.
.
Short number 210
0:00
0.00
Short number 211
0:00
0.00
Short number 212
0:00
0.00
Short number 213
0:00
0.00
.

 
Comviq Kontant international calls:
EUR
SEK



Denmark, Finland, Norway
0.61
5.50
Zone 1: Belgium, Czech rep, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Slovak rep, UK
0.61
5.50
Zone 2: Andorra, Austria, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxemburg, Monaco, Portugal, San Marino, Schweiz, Serbia/Montenegro, Slovenia, Spain, The Vatican
0.68
6.13
Zone 3: Albania, Algeriat, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Libya, Lithuania,
Macedonia, Malta, Morocco, Romania, Tunesia, Turkey
0.88
7.93
Zone 4: Canada, USA
0.96
8.62
Zone 5: Armenia, Azerbajdzjan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakstan, Kirgizistan, Moldavia, Russia, Tadjikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
1.24
11.12
Zone 6: Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, New Zeeland, Phillipines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan
1.91
17.25
Zone 7: Other countries
2.49
22.37
Satelite (Inmarsat)
8.33
75.00